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Around Lasita ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Manhattan. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the southeast of where Lasita would have been located. Manhattan has a population of 54,900 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Junction City. It is located about 26 miles [ km] to the south of Lasita and has a population of 21,900 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Bala (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
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    • Bala lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Lasita and is located in Riley County
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  • Broughton (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
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    • Broughton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Lasita and is located in Clay County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broughton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Broughton:
    • Rose Vale
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  • Chepstow (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
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    • Chepstow lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Lasita and is located in Washington County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chepstow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clay Center (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
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    • Clay Center lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Lasita and is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay Center have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay Center<4>
  • Green (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
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    • Green lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Lasita and is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green<4>
  • Idana (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
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    • Idana lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Lasita and is located in Clay County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idana have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ladysmith (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
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    • Ladysmith lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Lasita and is located in Clay County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ladysmith have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Leonardville (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
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    • Leonardville lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Lasita and is located in Riley County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 432 people
    • Former name for Leonardville:
    • Alembic
    • Leonardville has also been known as:
    • Leonard
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leonardville<4>
  • Milford (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
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    • Milford lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Lasita and is located in Geary County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 518 people
    • Former name for Milford:
    • Bacheller
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<4>
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    • Morganville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
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      • Morganville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Lasita and is located in Clay County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
      • Former name for Morganville:
      • Della
      • Morganville has also been known as:
      • Morgantown
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    • Randolph (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
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      • Randolph lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Lasita and is located in Riley County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
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    • Riley (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
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      • Riley lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Lasita and is located in Riley County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
      • Former names for Riley:
      • Riley Center
      • Union
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riley<4>
    • Wakefield (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
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      • Wakefield lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Lasita and is located in Clay County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 920 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<4>
    • Walsburg (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
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      • Walsburg lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Lasita and is located in Riley County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Winkler (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
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      • Winkler lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Lasita and is located in Riley County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winkler have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Winkler:
      • Winkler's Mills
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For more communities neighboring Lasita, please visit our County-by-County Page for Lasita.

Riley County ...

Lasita would have been located within present day Riley County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Riley County: Clay, Geary, Marshall, Nemaha, Pottawatomie, Wabaunsee & Washington.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lasita ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lasita.

Airports Near Lasita ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Lasita and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Lasita.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

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The official website for Riley County: www.rileycountyks.gov

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lasita.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lasita) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lasita. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LasitaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lasita. We have been unable to find the coordinates for Lasita. That said, to estimate its location, we are using the latitude and longitude of what we believe to be a nearby cemetery (likely the town cemetery). The cemetery that we've chosen is named Lasita Cemetery and it is located at 39.4089, -96.9428   [Map].
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Riley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Lasita), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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